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b: 29 Sep 1871
r: xx xxx xxxx
d: 30 Mar 1952
30 Mar 1952
CB - 15 Sep 1916, MiD? - 15 Sep 1916, Cwn, Cdr - 15 Apr 1912, LoH, O - 15 Sep 1916, SA2S - 5 Jun 1917.
For a list of foreign decoration abbreviations,
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(RN): - Mid'n: xx xxx xxxx, Act Sub-Lt: 14 Apr 1891, Sub-Lt: 18 Nov 1892, Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Cdr: 30 Jun 1903, Capt: xx xxx xxxx, Cdre: xx xxx xxxx.
(RAF): - Col: 1 Apr 1918, (T) Brig-Gen: xx xxx xxxx [1 Apr 1918]
14 Apr 1891: Officer, RN
18 Nov 1892: Confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant
xx xxx xxxx: Commander, HMS Hogue (1908)
xx xxx xxxx:
Officer Commanding, HMS Falmouth (Battle of Jutland - 1916
xx xxx xxxx: Officer Commanding, HMS Falmouth (Battle of Jutland - 1916 )
Citation for Commendation/Mention in Despatch.
"Captain John Douglas Edwards, R.N.
Commanded and fought the " Falmouth " with great skill and gallantry."
(London Gazette - 15 September 1916)
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